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Welfare Rights Organizing Coalition
1820 E. Pine, Seattle 98122

Answer questions about TANF, food stamps, medical assistance & help people resolve problems with system.

Welfare rights groups: info & skill-building, mutual support, activism. Info and resources for education and/or training programs for parents on public assistance.

They are part of the Statewide Poverty Action Network, which maintains the truly excellent Washington Advocacy Pages, providing information about a broad range of activist groups in Washington State.
Verified 12/02

Washington ACORN
134 SW 153rd St., Suite D, Burien 98166

Grassroots organization of people in low- and moderate-income communities. Takes direct action on issues such as affordable housing, tenants' issues, cleaner and safer neighborhoods, utilities, healthcare, public schools.
Verified 12/02

The Tenants Union
TDD: 206-723-0523
3902 S Ferdinand, Seattle 98118

Community organizing for tenants' rights.
Verified 12/09

Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets (PSKS)
206-726-9423 fax
1814 Summit Ave., Seattle 98122

Advocacy for homeless youth rights, outreach services, some limited stipends, referrals. Staffed mainly by homeless or formerly homeless youth. Mon. 11-4 p.m., Fri. 1-6 p.m., or by appointment. School hours (ages 14-21) Tues-Fri. 11-5 p.m. AHAC provides Holistic Medicine on 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, 1-4 p.m. Sign up is on that day. Employment assistance program, case management by appointment.
Program Verified 12/09

Casa Latina
220 Blanchard St., Seattle 98121

"Centro de ayuda solidaria a los amigos". Focused on Latino day laborers and domestic workers and their families. Open 6 a.m. - 10:30 am Mon-Sat (closed Sundays).
Verified 10/09

PO Box 2548, Seattle 98111

Staffed by homeless and formerly homeless men and women, operates 15 shelters for adults plus Tent City. Homeless and formerly homeless who wish to become involved should attend the weekly SHARE Power Lunch (noon, Saturday, location varies). Information about the location of the Power Lunch available Friday (the day before the lunch) at the Josephinium (1902 Second Ave) or at 206-448-7889.
Verified 1/03

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This page last modified: February 16, 2014
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